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Former Browns punter Spencer Lanning claimed by the Broncos

According to the Denver Broncos, they have claimed former Browns punter Spencer Lanning off of waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay had claimed Lanning from the Browns in early June, who had waived him after they acquired Andy Lee from the San Francisco 49ers. The Buccaneers waived Lanning after trying out four punters

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Browns trade playbooks for pins at team bowling outing

With 11 intense days of training camp under their new, “oranger” belts, coach Mike Pettine decided that Tuesday night was the perfect time for the Browns to take a little break for some good, old fashioned team bonding. So, what’s an NFL team to do for fun, two nights before they kick off the preseason?

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Indians announce Phase 2 of Progressive Field renovations

The Cleveland Indians spent much of last season drastically renovating major sections of The Jake (ahem, Progressive Field), and Wednesday morning, they unveiled plans for the second phase of the project. According to the team, crews will be working throughout the winter to add new concessions, construct a new club behind home plate (g’bye dugout

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Waiting for Thursday: Mike Pettine talks gameplan for first preseason game

Following training camp Tuesday, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine talked with the media about how certain players — and certain injuries — are shaping up for the team’s first preseason game on Thursday evening. When asked about the plan for dividing playing time, Pettine said he’s expecting the starters to play “roughly” one quarter,

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ICYMI: City of Cleveland releases Muni Lot rules for 2015

Leave your charcoal and your booze at home, Browns fans. It happens every year around this time: the City of Cleveland, always the optimist, releases an ambitious list of rules for tailgating in the Municipal Parking Lot for Browns home games. Let’s take a look at this year’s rules, shall we? 1. No open fire pits

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LeBron James to grant two wishes with Make-a-Wish Foundation

Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James has been busy this summer, starring in a blockbuster movie, inking a deal with Warner Brothers Entertainment, and, obviously, taking some time off. But this week, he’s working closely with the Make-a-Wish Foundation to grant the wishes of two very special boys. Brenten Cox, a 9-year-old from rural Arkansas, was diagnosed

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Browns are using Karlos Dansby’s body wash at camp

Train like a Brown. Play like a Brown. Smell like a Brown? This season it’s a thing, as the Cleveland Browns have stocked the team’s training camp showers with body wash from Montez Renault — a company co-owned by linebacker Karlos Dansby. “It’s a good product, man,” Dansby said Wednesday. “It’s a great product, as

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The Cleveland Browns have the second-best weight room in the NFL

First in our hearts, second in the weight room? On Tuesday, STACK Magazine ranked the weight rooms of all 32 NFL teams and — perhaps surprisingly — our very own Cleveland Browns came in second overall. Here’s what STACK had to say about the team’s facility: “The Cleveland Browns have been awful for almost two

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Indians place Jason Kipnis on 15-day DL

The Indians made a few roster moves Monday evening, most notably placing All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right shoulder. While the shoulder has been bothering him off and on throughout the season, rumors that Kipnis may spend some time on the DL started circulating during the

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CB Pierre Desir “earned” a training camp start over Justin Gilbert

For the Browns, the fourth full-team practice on Sunday was not just an opportunity to try out a new look, it was a chance to give 2014 fourth-round pick Pierre Desir a chance to show his stuff at cornerback. With starting cornerback and eight-year veteran Tramon Williams given the day off, many may have expected

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Mike Pettine and First Impressions: Training Camp Notes 07.30.15

It’s officially (almost) that time, Browns fans. On Thursday, our team in orange and brown gathered in Berea for the first official day of training camp. Following the two-hour practice, Head Coach Mike Pettine talked with the media, sharing his take on the day overall—and on some specific members of the team. The high points?

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Goodbye, Good Guy: Indians trade OF David Murphy

On the heels of a five-game losing streak, and with talk of possible trades circulating for days, the Indians made a move Tuesday evening, sending left-handed outfielder David Murphy, as well as cash considerations, to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Double-A shortstop Eric Stamets. Twenty-three-year-old Stamets is a native of Dublin, Ohio who bats and

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Ohio State’s Braxton Miller moving from QB to wide receiver

With the start of the NCAA football season a little more than a month away, a piece of the quarterback puzzle has fallen into place for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While we don’t yet know who will start, we’re beginning to see who won’t. Braxton Miller confirmed to Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel on Thursday night that he

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Browns rookies report for training camp with raised expectations

Think of it like the first day of school—except not really at all, because half of the freshmen are over 300 pounds and there are quizzes about formations instead of fractions. Today, the Cleveland Browns’ 2015 rookie class reports to Berea for its first day of training camp. The Browns’ 12 overall draft picks were the

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Vice President LeBron James steps up his players’ union participation

“So, LeBron James, Steph Curry and Chris Paul walk into the Four Seasons…” It might sound like the start of a very good joke—or of a very big-budget commercial—but it actually happened on Monday in Las Vegas, when members of the NBA Players Association gathered for summer meetings at the Four Seasons hotel. Notably in

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Joe Haden launches YouTube channel

Joe Haden might be taking over the world. Well, maybe not. But, from recently leading NFL jersey sales nationwide to being the third Cleveland athlete to ink a deal with the Jordan Brand, it certainly seems like he’s just about everywhere. Now, Haden is taking his personal brand where it’s never gone before because the

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First look at Trainwreck: LeBron James and Amy Schumer shine

When I got the opportunity to catch a preview screening of Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck, I jumped at the chance. But I’ll admit that, going in, I didn’t know a ton about it. Obviously, I knew the big names attached to it, and I knew enough about the plot to assume it was a rom-com that would

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Body believed to be former Browns WR JaJuan Dawson found in Texas lake

UPDATE: A body believed to be Dawson’s has been found in Lavon Lake. From ESPN: Divers have recovered a body from a Dallas-area lake in the search for a former Houston Texans [and Browns] receiver who fell out of a rented boat. Former Texans wide receiver JaJuan Dawson has been missing since falling out of a

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Selecting All-Stars and making friends at Starbucks: While We’re Waiting…

Ed’s Note: Scott Sargent is on vacation, so Jessica Forrester is filling in this morning. When Scott asked me to pinch-hit for him on today’s While We’re Waiting, he said “the only rule is that there are no rules.” That’s really great, because I’d like to spend the next few minutes talking to you about

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Pics: LeBron James, Amy Schumer and Bill Hader from “Trainwreck” premiere in Akron

The stars were out in Montrose Friday night, as LeBron James hosted a hometown premiere of “Trainwreck,” the new movie he co-stars in alongside Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Hundreds of fans came out to the Regal Cinemas Montrose Movie 12 in Akron to see LeBron and company walk the red carpet, which was decorated

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